The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. It was a pretty sweet week in these here parts. It was relaxed and fun, despite the crazy. I didn’t plan on all the fun or the extended spring break we had; it just kind of happened, which is the best way, isn’t it? Monday: We […]

5 Ways to Eat Healthier on a Budget (Frugal Friday)

5 Ways to Eat Healthier on a Budget - Looking to improve your family

Looking to improve your family’s diet, but not sure how to pull it off on a budget? Consider these 5 ways to eat better and save some coin. One of the dilemmas about food — and there are many these days — is that the healthier food is also the more expensive food. The ingredients […]

Making Juices for Kids – A Survey

Making Juices for Kids - A Survey

This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! A couple years ago, I purchased our first juicer. My kids really didn’t know what […]

Lessons from Becoming Mom

Lessons from Becoming Mom - some lessons learned from being a first time mom 6 times.

The following content is sponsored by Hallmark: With tires squealing, my husband pulled up to the Emergency Room like a police man in hot pursuit of a bandit, parking crooked in front of the entrance. He ran to fetch a nurse, “My wife’s going to have a baby any minute.” The young nurse, calmly walked […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Mostly Meatless

This meal plan is mostly meatless, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70.

This meal plan is mostly meatless, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70. Yay for a new meal plan. This one was really fun to shop and cook. It’s mostly meatless which is a great way to cut costs and eat lots of fresh, fiber-rich foods. […]

The Weekly Ramble

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This girl? She’s going to be an amazing cook someday. She’s seven. She has an internal radar that goes off the minute I set foot at the stove or in the kitchen for that matter. She is desperate/eager/passionate to help and to learn. In by-gone days, […]

A “Faith That Sticks” Giveaway from Tyndale House

A "Faith That Sticks" Giveaway from Tyndale House

The following giveaway is sponsored by Tyndale House Publishers: THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO THE WINNER: andreahimel@ I come from the school of thought that all of life is worship. Our worldview and particularly our God-view can’t be easily separated from our every day. Even when we’re not cognizant of it, it directs our actions. […]

Passover on a Budget (Frugal Friday)

4 Tips for Making Passover on a Budget - follow these tips to saving money on Passover groceries.

Note from Jessica: I am thrilled to have Mara from Kosher on a Budget guest post for us today. While we practice very different faiths, I think it’s safe to say that we’ve learned a lot from each other. I love to watch her walk out her faith in a creative, frugal way. Kosher foods […]